Sue Hershey

Jan 17, 2018

Support the USEA Instructors’ Certification Program by Hosting an ICP Workshop!

Before Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP) candidates may be assessed for certification at an Assessment, they must participate in the appropriate ICP Workshop(s). ICP Workshop hosts are wonderful people who offer up their farms and volunteer their organizational skills to make these required ICP Workshops available to candidates, and the ICP is grateful for hosts’ commitment to high-quality instruction and to the many participating ICP candidates.

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Sep 10, 2017 Instructors

New Instructors' Certification Program YEH Workshops Added to the Calendar

For those interested in obtaining either of the two new USEA Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP) Young Event Horse (YEH) Professional Trainer and Instructor Certificates, the USEA is excited to announce the addition of two more Young Event Horse ICP Workshops to the 2017 calendar.

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Apr 19, 2017 Instructors

First Instructors' Certification Program YEH Workshop to be Held June 26-28

Following the announcement of the new USEA Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP) Young Event Horse (YEH) Professional Trainer and Instructor Certificates, the USEA is excited to introduce the first ICP Young Horse Workshop. 

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Nov 28, 2016 Instructors

USEA Instructors' Certification Program Introduces Two New Young Event Horse Certificates

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce a new training certificate available to young horse trainers through the USEA Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP) and USEA Young Event Horse Program (YEH).

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Oct 07, 2014 Instructors

Instructors Learning from – Each Other!

On July 28 and 29, the USEA Instructors’ Certification Program Committee (which includes the ICP faculty) got together at Phyllis Dawson's Windchase in Purcellville, Virginia, to do what the committee does annually

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Mar 18, 2014 Instructors

Thinking Like a Horse with Aaron Vale at the 2014 ICP Ocala Symposium

Audience members, as well as the riders, listened very closely as Aaron Vale taught 19 rider and horse pairs in the new Grand Prix show jump arena at Longwood. His focus on those riders and their horses was consummate. The exercises he chose and the directive, corrective, and complimentary words he expressed moment-by-moment said it all.

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Mar 18, 2014 Instructors

Sitting In with Jacqueline Brooks at the 2014 ICP Ocala Symposium

Sue Hershey was in attendance for the 2014 ICP Ocala Symposium at Longwood Farm South, February 10-11, and provided an in-depth recap of the lessons that Canadian international dressage rider Jacqueline Brooks taught.

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Apr 15, 2009 Instructors

Learning with Anne Kursinski: Part 1 of 2

Well-known American jumper competitor and instructor Anne Kursinski rides more as a zen master than as a dictator. While she is riding and jumping, her body is flexible yet still, her legs are close and quiet, her arms are following. She teaches, too, like a Zen master: with few, but exacting, words. Always observant, Anne invites her riders to sense through their bodies their relationship to the horse and to their united movement over the ground.

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